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Master 4 Rules for Proper Modifier 27 Use

Use modifier 27 in hospital outpatient settings only. Turn to Appendix A in the AMA 2017 CPT® manual, and you’ll see multiple modifier options, including those you can append to your evaluation and management (E/M) services. In past issues, we’ve focused on modifier 25 (Significant, separately identifiable evaluation and management service by the same physician or other qualified health care [...]